A PRESTWICK care home has been rated ‘very good’ following a recent inspection.

Berelands House, received praised in all care categories by the Care Inspectorate and in the report, following their inspection, inspectors said: “We found the atmosphere in the home to be calm, welcoming and happy.” 

They also commented that “staff practice was person centred and we saw good examples of genuine, warm interactions which residents responded to positively. 

“We found that staff of all departments valued and respected residents and the development of very good relationships had supported positive experiences for residents and their families.

"This created a calm, safe and relaxed atmosphere with lots of engaging interactions between residents, relatives and staff.”

The Care Inspectorate spoke about how residents can personalise their bedrooms to their personal tastes and the home has three activity coordinators meaning that residents are supported to do the things they enjoy.

Teresa Mangonon, registered manager at Berelands House, said: “I am delighted with this report. It is a huge credit to our staff team that we have been rated ‘very good’ in every category. They really do desire all of this praise.”

Nicola Bales, manager director for the North, Scotland and Northern Ireland Priority Adult Care, added: “I enjoyed reading the comments in the report and I am proud of the great care delivered by the staff team.

"What stood out for me was how highly residents regard their home. 

“I am sure that the staff team will keep up the excellent work.”